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  • 4 French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal

    9 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria returned home Sunday to joyful families, a presidential welcome and questions about how France managed to obtain their freedom from Islamic extremists. Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 10:06 a.m. EDT

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants Woman says beau stole her dog, TV on 1st date Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market Man avoids $525 fine for refill at SC hospital Tacoma zoo's trained owl spooked, ...

  • Report: Next Iran nuclear talks to be in New York

    10 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state news agency is reporting that the next round of expert-level talks over its contested nuclear program will be held in New York. The report Sunday by the official ISNA news agency quotes Iran's senior ...

  • 4-year-old half siblings die in overnight NYC fire

    10 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Police say 4-year-old half siblings have died in an overnight fire at a home in New York City, and the twin of one of the children has survived. The New York Police Department says officers responded ...

  • Abdullah still ahead in new Afghan vote results

    11 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — New partial results released in Afghanistan's presidential election show candidate Abdullah Abdullah still is the front-runner, though a runoff election will be likely. Ahmad Yousuf Nouristani, the chairman of Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission, announced the results ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 8:54 a.m. EDT

    11 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) Hawks take 1-0 lead by rolling past Pacers 101-93 Durant leads Thunder past Grizzlies 100-86 Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GP Vettel asked to make way for teammate again Hopkins wins split decision over Shumenov Warriors beat ...

  • AP Top Business News At 8 a.m. EDT

    12 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) Documents detail another delayed GM recall Coachella's young audience a marketers paradise Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing GM says China sales to hit 5 million next year Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers 5 features an Amazon phone ...

  • AP Top International News At 7:54 a.m. EDT

    12 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter Shootout in eastern Ukraine leaves 1 dead 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche Syria media reports Assad visits ...

  • Nigerians mark Easter amid mourning and fear

    14 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians are marking Easter with heightened security against a spreading Islamic uprising, mourning the deaths of 75 bomb blast victims and fearful of the fate of 85 abducted schoolgirls. The homegrown terrorist network Boko Haram on ...

  • AP Top Business News At 6:23 a.m. EDT

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) Documents detail another delayed GM recall Coachella's young audience a marketers paradise Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers 5 features an Amazon phone might offer Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review EU ...

  • Shootout in eastern Ukraine leaves 1 dead

    14 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian and Russian governments are reporting a shootout at a checkpoint set up by pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine that has left one person dead and others hospitalized with gunshot wounds. The armed clash appears ...

  • Militants kill at least 10 Algerian soldiers

    14 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian police and military officials said Islamist insurgents ambushed a military bus, killing at least 10 soldiers in the central Kabylie mountains. A military official in Algiers put the toll at 10 dead with eight wounded, ...

  • AP NewsAlert

    14 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian military, police say least 10 soldiers killed in mountain ambush by militants.

  • Aesthetics-minded Americans decry Paris love locks

    14 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — Without love, what is Paris? And yet what is a trip to Paris without unfettered vistas of the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre or Notre Dame from bridges over the River Seine? Concerns about scenery are clashing with ...

  • Iraq: Separate attacks kill at least 12 people

    14 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say attacks in Iraq have killed at least 12 people and wounded 35 others. Police say the deadliest was outside the southern city of Samawah when two car bombs exploded simultaneously in a commercial area, killing ...

  • Palestinian rock throwers arrested at holy site

    15 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say they entered the compound at Jerusalem's holiest site to disperse Palestinians who were throwing rocks. Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said police arrested 16 masked Palestinians who threw rocks and firecrackers as the site was opened ...

  • 4 French journalists freed from Syria captors home

    17 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria have returned home to France. The joyful families of the four, Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, Nicolas Henin and Pierre Torres, were greeted by President Francois Hollande ...

  • 4 French journalists freed after 10 months' captivity in Syria return home to joyful families

    17 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — 4 French journalists freed after 10 months' captivity in Syria return home to joyful families.

  • Egypt gunmen kill intelligence officer near Cairo

    17 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Interior Ministry says gunmen have killed a captain from the intelligence services and a policeman on a desert road outside Cairo. The ministry's media center said the joint security patrol was trying to stop a suspicious ...

  • Road accident kills 36 in southern Pakistan

    17 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a passenger bus has rammed into a disabled flatbed trailer parked on the side of a highway in the south, killing at least 36 people, including 17 women and children. Police officer Zia ...

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